Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,900 staff and experts who are leaders in their fields. Their work spans topics such as food and land use, energy, cities, economics, finance, governance and more. Our staff and researchers work globally and in 12 focus countries to meet people’s essential needs, to protect and restore nature, and to stabilize the climate and build resilient communities.

Contact our media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts.

Program Experts & Staff

Andreea Balan

Talent Acquisition Manager, WRI Europe

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Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Ondine Brent Eysseric

Executive Administrative Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Emer Byrne

Senior Talent Acquisition Associate

Emer Byrne

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Edward Davey

Head, World Resources Institute Europe UK Office; Senior Advisor, Food and Land Use Coalition; Advisor, New Economy for the Amazon and Congo Basin

Edward Davey

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Olaf Erenstein

Director Research Integrity, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), WRI Europe

Olaf Erenstein.

Beakal Fasil

Communications and Engagement Specialist, The New Climate Economy, WRI Africa

Beakal Fasil

Despina Gkotsidou

Program Assistant, Data Lab Product Studio

Despina Gkotsidou.

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Caroline Lesser

Development Director, Government and Multilateral Relations

Caroline Lesser
Global Executive Team

Ramona Liberoff

Executive Director, PACE

Ramona Liberoff

Sophie Mongalvy

Communications Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Sophie Mongalvy

Sevdalina Rukanova

Head of Foundation Relations, Europe

Sevdalina Rukanova

Saif Shabou

Urban Data & Analytics Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Giuseppe Tesoriere

Urban and Regional Economist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Wessel van Eeden

Strategic Communications Manager, Restore Local

Wessel van Eeden.
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